Ellis Island Tropical Tea: Detroit homegrown tea

Posted at 11:55 AM, Apr 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-16 11:55:58-04

Nailah Ellis-Brown was awarded Michigan's Entrepreneur of the Year and was recently featured as one of Forbes' 30 under 30.

The 28-year-old was featured as one of JoAnne Purtan's Mom's a Genius reports two years ago for her company, Ellis Island Tropical Tea.

Brown’s product is more than just part of her business; it is part of her family history. The recipe she uses is her Great-Grandfather’s hibiscus tea.

She joined 7 Action News This Morning to talk more about her product and how it's grown since her she was featured.